Download Print this page

Miele WDD320 SpeedCare 1400 Operating Instructions Manual

Hide thumbs


Operating instructions
for washing machines
To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the machine, it is essential
to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time.
M.-Nr. 11 033 870



  Summary of Contents for Miele WDD320 SpeedCare 1400

  • Page 1 Operating instructions for washing machines To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the machine, it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time. en-GB M.-Nr. 11 033 870...
  • Page 2: Caring For The Environment

    / recycling centre for electrical and electronic ap- pliances, or contact your dealer or Miele for advice. You are also respons- ible (by law, depending on country) for deleting any personal data that may be stored on the appliance being disposed of.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Caring for the environment ..................  2 Warning and Safety instructions .................  6 Operating the washing machine ................  13 Control panel ......................13 How the control panel works ................14 Before using for the first time ................ 16 Protective foil and stickers removal ..............16 Washing environmentally and economically ............
  • Page 4 Water softeners ..................... 42 Dispensing aids ..................... 42 Fabric conditioner and liquid starch ..............42 Miele recommended detergents ................43 Recommended detergents in accordance with Directive (EU) Nr. 1015/2010..44 Cleaning and care .................... 46 Cleaning the drum (Hygiene info) ................46 Cleaning the external casing and the control panel ..........
  • Page 5 Contents The water protection system................. 66 Connection to the water supply ................67 Water drainage ...................... 68 Electrical connection .................... 69 Consumption data .................... 70 Note for test institutes ................... 70 Technical data......................  71 Data sheet household washing machines............. 72 Programmable functions ..................
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    It must be used only as a domestic appliance to wash items which are specified by the manufacturer as being washable on the wash care label. Miele cannot be held liable for damage resulting from in- correct or improper use or operation.
  • Page 7 Warning and Safety instructions Safety with children  Children under 8 years of age must be kept away from the wash- ing machine unless they are constantly supervised.  Children 8 years and older may only use the washing machine un- supervised if they have been shown how to use it safely and recog- nise and understand the consequences of incorrect operation.
  • Page 8  Faulty components must only be replaced by genuine Miele ori- ginal spare parts. Only when these parts are fitted can Miele guaran- tee the safety standards of the machine.  The electrical socket must be easily accessible after installation so that the machine can be disconnected from the electricity supply if necessary.
  • Page 9  The machine must not be used in a non-stationary location (e.g. on a ship).  Do not make any alterations to the machine, unless authorised to do so by Miele.
  • Page 10 Warning and Safety instructions Correct use  Do not install the washing machine in a room where there is a risk of frost. Frozen hoses may burst or split. The reliability of the elec- tronic control unit may be impaired at temperatures below freezing point.
  • Page 11 If, however, you do wish to descale it, only use a proprietary natural citric acid based descaling agent. Miele recommends using Miele descaling agent which is available to order online at or from Miele. Strictly observe the instructions on the packaging.
  • Page 12  A Miele tumble dryer can be stacked on top of a Miele washing machine using the appropriate stacking kit (available as an optional accessory). Please make sure you order the correct one for the Miele washing machine and Miele tumble dryer.
  • Page 13: Operating The Washing Machine

    Operating the washing machine Control panel a Control panel g Time display for the programme duration b Sensor controls – temperature h Sensor controls    for selecting the temperature. for the delay start function c Sensor controls – spin speed i Sensor control –...
  • Page 14: How The Control Panel Works

    Operating the washing machine  Sensor controls for extras How the control panel works You can select extra options to aug- ment the wash programmes. If a wash programme has been selec- ted, the sensor controls for the possible extras light up dimly. ...
  • Page 15 Operating the washing machine  Time display  Start/Stop sensor control After the programme has started, the Touching the Start/Stop sensor starts programme duration will appear in the the selected programme or cancels a display in hours and minutes. programme that has already been star- ted.
  • Page 16: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time  Damage resulting from incorrect installation and connection. Installing and connecting the wash- ing machine incorrectly will cause serious property damage. See “Installation and connection”. Protective foil and stickers re- moval  Remove: – The protective foil from the door ...
  • Page 17 Before using for the first time Tip: Leave the door slightly open to al- Running the first programme low the drum to dry.  Open the stopcock.  When the programme has ended,  Turn the programme selector to Cot- turn the programme selector to .
  • Page 18: Washing Environmentally And Economically

    Washing environmentally and economically Energy and water consumption Detergent – Water consumption and energy us- – Do not exceed the amounts of deter- age are determined by the size of the gent recommended by the manufac- load. turer on the packaging. To make the most of your machine, –...
  • Page 19: Prepare The Laundry

    1. Prepare the laundry Tip: Stains (e.g. blood, egg, coffee, tea) can be pre-treated using some handy tricks which can be found in the Miele guide to laundry care.  Damage due to solvent-based cleaning agents Cleaning agents containing benzine, stain remover, etc., can damage...
  • Page 20: Load The Washing Machine

    2. Load the washing machine Open the door Close the door  Reach under the door grip and pull  Make sure that no items are caught the door open. between the door and the seal. Check the drum for pets or foreign objects before loading it with laun- dry.
  • Page 21: Select A Programme

    3. Select a programme Selecting a temperature/spin speed Programme selection The washing machine is switched on by The wash programme's pre-set tem- turning the programme selector to a perature and spin speed light up wash programme. brightly. The choice of temperatures and spin speeds selectable for the wash programme light up dimly.
  • Page 22 3. Select a programme Selecting Extras The selection of extras available for the wash programme lights up dimly.  Touch the sensor for the extra you want. It then lights up brightly. Tip: You can select multiple extras for a wash programme.
  • Page 23: Add Detergent

    4. Add detergent Adding detergent Detergent dispenser drawer Any detergent suitable for automatic front loading washing machines can be used. Please observe the instructions for use and dosage on the detergent packaging. Tips on dosing Adjust the detergent dosage to the level of soiling of the laundry and the size of the load.
  • Page 24: Capdosing

    Each capsule contains the correct amount for one wash cycle. Caps are available to order from Miele  Open the lid of the / compart- or from the Miele online shop (see the ment. end of this booklet for contact details). ...
  • Page 25 4. Add detergent The wash programme will dispense the contents of the capsule at the correct time. Water intake to the  compartment is solely via the capsule. Do not add any additional fabric con- ditioner to the  compartment.  Remove the empty capsule at the end of the programme.
  • Page 26: Start The Programme

    5. Start the programme Starting a programme  Touch the flashing Start/Stop sensor. The door will lock and the programme will start. – As long as the  symbol is flashing in the control panel you can add laundry. – When the  symbol lights up con- stantly, the door is locked until the end of the programme.
  • Page 27: End Of Programme - Unload The Drum

    6. End of programme - unload the drum End of programme Items left in the drum could discolour other items in the next wash or be- The time display shows 0:00. The  come discoloured themselves. symbol will remain lit up in the control Remove all items from the drum.
  • Page 28: Spinning

    Spinning Final spin speed Final spin speed in the pro- gramme Programme When a programme is selected, the Cottons  1400 sensor for the optimum spin speed for Cottons 1400 that programme will be brightly lit up in Minimum iron 1200 the control panel.
  • Page 29 Spinning To omit the final spin (Rinse To omit rinse and interim spin hold) and the final spin  Touch the  sensor (rinse hold).  Touch the  sensor. The laundry is not spun after the final After the last rinse, the water will be rinse and remains in the final rinse wa- pumped away and the anti-crease ter.
  • Page 30: Delay Start

    Delay start With Delay start you can choose when To begin delay start you want the programme to start. You  Touch the flashing Start/Stop sensor. can delay the start of the programme by The delay start process starts and 30 minutes up to a maximum of 24 counts down in the time display.
  • Page 31: Programme Chart

    Programme chart Cottons  60 °C/40 °C Max. load 8.0 kg Use for Normally soiled cotton garments. Note – These settings are the most efficient in terms of energy and water consumption for washing cottons. – At 60 °C, the actual wash temperature reached will be lower than 60 °C, although the wash performance is the same as with the Cottons 60 °C programme.
  • Page 32 Programme chart Delicates Cold to 40 °C Max. load 2.0 kg Use for Delicate garments made from synthetic fibre, mixed fibre, rayon and viscose. Curtains, including net curtains, specified as machine-washable by the manufacturer. Notes – Dust in curtains usually makes a programme with pre-wash advis- able.
  • Page 33 Programme chart Outerwear Cold to 40 °C Max. load 2.5 kg Use for Performance outerwear (e.g. jackets and trousers) made from mem- brane fabric such as Gore-Tex®, SYMPATEX®, WINDSTOPPER® etc. Notes – Zip up or close jackets before washing. – Do not use fabric conditioner. –...
  • Page 34: Extra Options

    Extra options You can use the extra options buttons Water plus to augment the wash programmes. The water level in the wash and rinse Extras are selected and deselected us- stages is increased and a second rinse ing the relevant sensors on the control is carried out in the “Separate rinse / panel.
  • Page 35: The Following Extras Can Be Selected In Addition To The Programme

    Extra options The following Extras can be selected in addition to the pro- gramme These Extras cannot be selected with programmes which are not listed in the chart below. Cottons  Cottons Minimum iron Delicates Shirts QuickPowerWash – – – Express 20 –...
  • Page 36: Programme Sequence

    Programme sequence Main wash Rinses Spinning Water Wash Water Rinses level rhythm level 2)3) Cottons      1)2)3)     Cottons 2)3)     Minimum iron 2)3)     Delicates Woollens  ...
  • Page 37 Programme sequence Special features in the pro-  = low water level gramme sequence  = medium water level Anti-crease:  = high water level At the end of the programme the drum  = intensive rhythm continues to turn at intervals for up to 30 minutes to help prevent creasing.
  • Page 38: Powerwash 2.0

    PowerWash 2.0 lower than 600 rpm PowerWash 2.0, a washing technique – with Cap dosing neither the  nor developed by Miele, is activated in the the  sensor controls are active. following programmes with small and medium-sized loads: With some options (e.g. Pre-wash, –...
  • Page 39: Changing The Programme Sequence

    Changing the programme sequence Removing laundry after cancelling Changing a programme the programme After the successful start of a pro- If you want to remove the laundry when gramme it is no longer possible to it is dripping wet: change the programme. ...
  • Page 40: Adding Or Removing Laundry

    Changing the programme sequence Adding or removing laundry You can add or remove laundry at the start of a wash programme as long as the  symbol is flashing in the control panel.  Briefly touch the Start/Stop sensor. The programme will stop and the door will unlock.
  • Page 41: Garment Care Label Symbols

    Garment care label symbols Drying Washing The number of dots indicates the dry- The figure quoted in the bucket is the ing temperature maximum temperature the garment can be washed at. The number of  Normal temperature bars under the symbol indicates the ...
  • Page 42: Detergent

    Detergent The correct detergent Dispensing aids All detergents produced for automatic Use dispensing aids, (e.g. balls) if these washing machines are suitable. Follow are supplied with the detergent, particu- the manufacturer's instructions and larly when using liquid detergent. dosage recommendations on the pack- Refill packs of detergent aging.
  • Page 43: Miele Recommended Detergents

    Detergent Miele recommended detergents Miele detergents and care products have been specially designed for Miele wash- ing machines. They are available to order via the internet at or from Miele. Miele Miele Miele Miele Miele Cap  Cap ...
  • Page 44: Recommended Detergents In Accordance With Directive (Eu) Nr. 1015/2010

    Detergent Recommended detergents in accordance with Directive (EU) Nr. 1015/2010 The recommendations apply to the temperature ranges given in the Programme chart. Universal Coloureds Delicates and Specialist woollens detergent Cottons    – –   Cottons – – ...
  • Page 45 Detergent  Add liquid starch to the  compart- Dispensing fabric conditioner ment and powder or viscous starch to and liquid starch at the end of the  compartment. the programme  Select the Separate rinse/Starch pro- gramme.  Change the spin speed if necessary. ...
  • Page 46: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the drum  Damage caused by cleaning (Hygiene info) agents. Solvent based cleaning agents, ab- Washing at low temperatures and/or us- rasive cleaners, glass cleaners or ing liquid detergent can cause bacteria multi-purpose cleaning agents can and unpleasant odours to build up in cause damage to plastic surfaces the washing machine.
  • Page 47 Cleaning and care Cleaning the siphon tube and the Cleaning the detergent dispenser channel drawer housing Liquid starch can cause the siphon to become clogged. Make sure that you clean the siphon and siphon tube particularly thoroughly after us- ing liquid starch a few times. ...
  • Page 48: Cleaning The Water Inlet Filter

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the filter in the inlet valve Cleaning the water inlet filter  Using pliers, carefully loosen the The washing machine has two filters to ribbed plastic nut on the inlet valve protect the inlet valve. You should in- and unscrew it.
  • Page 49: Problem Solving Guide

    Problem solving guide Many malfunctions and faults that can occur in daily operation can be easily remedied. Time and money will be saved because a service call will not be needed. The following guide may help you to find the reason for a malfunction or a fault, and to correct it.
  • Page 50: The Programme Is Cancelled And A Fault Indicator Light Lights Up In The Control Panel

    Problem solving guide The programme is cancelled and a fault indicator light lights up in the control panel Problem Cause and remedy The fault indicator light The water inlet is blocked or restricted.  lights up,  and  ap- ...
  • Page 51: During The Programme, A Symbol Appears In The Time Display

    A programme using a temperature above 60 °C has lights up. not been run for a long time.  In order to prevent bacteria and unpleasant odours building up in the machine, run the Cottons 90 °C programme using Miele machine cleaner or powder detergent.
  • Page 52: General Problems With The Washing Machine

     In order to prevent bacteria and unpleasant odours building up in the washing machine, run the Cot- tons 90 °C programme using Miele machine cleaner or a universal powder detergent. The door and the detergent dispenser drawer were left open after washing.
  • Page 53 Problem solving guide General problems with the washing machine Problem Cause and remedy Fabric conditioner is not The siphon tube is not correctly positioned or is completely dispensed clogged. or too much water re-  Clean the siphon, see “Cleaning and care - Clean- mains in the ...
  • Page 54: An Unsatisfactory Wash Result

    Problem solving guide An unsatisfactory wash result Problem Cause and remedy Liquid detergent does Liquid detergents usually contain no bleaching not give the required agents. They do not remove fruit, coffee and tea result. stains.  Use a general purpose powder detergent contain- ing a bleaching agent.
  • Page 55: The Door Will Not Open

    Problem solving guide The door will not open Problem Cause and remedy The door cannot be The door is locked during a programme. pulled open during a  Touch the Start/Stop sensor to cancel the pro- programme. gramme. The programme is cancelled, the door will unlock and you will be able to pull it open.
  • Page 56: Opening The Door In The Event Of A Blocked Drain Outlet And/Or Power Cut

    Problem solving guide Draining the washing machine Opening the door in the event of a blocked drain outlet and/ Remove the drain filter, though not or power cut completely.  Switch off the washing machine.  Place a suitable container under the access panel, e.g.
  • Page 57 Problem solving guide Open the door  Danger of injury due to rotating drum! Reaching into a moving drum is ex- tremely dangerous. Always make sure that the drum is stationary before reaching in to re- move laundry.  Clean the drain filters thoroughly. ...
  • Page 58: Service

    Optional spare parts and accessories cannot remedy yourself, please contact for this washing machine are available your Miele Dealer or Miele Service. from your Miele Dealer, the Miele Spare Parts Department or via the internet at Contact information for Miele Service
  • Page 59: Installation And Connection

    Installation and connection Front view a Water inlet hose (pressure tested to e Detergent dispenser drawer 7000 kPa) f Door b Mains connection cable g Access to filters, pumps and emer- c Flexible drain hose (with detachable gency release swivel elbow) h Four height-adjustable feet d Control panel...
  • Page 60: Rear View

    Installation and connection Rear view a Drain hose e Water inlet hose (pressure tested to 7000 kPa) b Transport clips for inlet and drain f Safety caps for transit bars hoses and mains connection cable c Mains connection cable g Transport clips for inlet and drain hoses and for storing transit bars d Protruding lid for holding when mov- when not in use...
  • Page 61: Installation Surface

    2. then use a screwdriver to release the Secure the washing machine using a catches at the top and bottom. clamp/fastening bracket (MTS floor mounting kit – available from your Miele dealer or Miele spare parts de- partment).
  • Page 62 Installation and connection  Using the spanner supplied, turn the  Turn the right-hand transit bar 90°, left-hand transit bar 90°, then then  withdraw the transit bar.  withdraw the transit bar.
  • Page 63: Re-Fitting The Transit Bars

    Installation and connection  Risk of injury from sharp edges. There is a risk of injury from reaching into holes that are not covered. Cover the holes for the transit bars after they have been removed.  Secure the transit bars to the back of the washing machine.
  • Page 64: Levelling The Machine

    Installation and connection Levelling the machine The washing machine must stand per- fectly level on all four feet to ensure safe and proper operation. Incorrect installation may increase elec- tricity and water consumption and may cause the machine to move about. Screwing out and adjusting the feet The four adjustable screw feet are used for levelling the washing machine.
  • Page 65: Installing Under A Continuous Worktop

    Installation and connection Installing under a continuous work- Washer-dryer stack The washing machine can be combined with a Miele tumble dryer in a washer-  Risk of electric shock due to ex- dryer stack. The appropriate “WTV” posed cables stacking kit* to match your dryer is re- There is a risk of coming into contact quired.
  • Page 66: The Water Protection System

    Installation and connection Electronic unit and washing machine The water protection system housing The Miele water protection system pro- – Sump tects all parts of the washing machine Any leaking water is collected in a from water damage. sump in the base of the machine. A...
  • Page 67: Connection To The Water Supply

    Installation and connection Maintenance Connection to the water supply Only use a genuine Miele hose that has The washing machine should be con- been pressure tested to withstand at nected to a mains water supply in ac- least 7,000 kPa should you ever need a cordance with current local and national replacement.
  • Page 68: Water Drainage

    If required, the hose can be extended to a length of up to 5 m. Accessories are available from Miele or from your Miele dealer. For a delivery head of more than 1 m (up to a max. of 1.8 m) a replacement drain pump will need to be fitted.
  • Page 69: Electrical Connection

    If the connection cable is damaged, it must only be replaced with a specific connection cable of the same type (available from Miele). For safety reas- ons, such replacement may only be carried out by a qualified technician or Miele Service.
  • Page 70: Consumption Data

    Consumption data Load Energy Water Duration Residual moisture Litres h:min Cottons * 60 °C 0,85 2:59 60 °C 0,65 2:59 40 °C 0,45 2:59 Cottons 90 °C 2,40 2:29 60 °C 1,50 2:29 60 °C 1,10 2:19 40 °C 1,30 2:39 20 °C 0,55 2:39 Minimum iron 30 °C 0,45 1:59 Delicates...
  • Page 71: Technical Data

    Technical data Height 850 mm Width 596 mm Depth 636 mm Depth with door open 1054 mm Height for building under 820 (+8/-2) mm Width for building under 600 mm Depth for building under 600 mm Weight Approx. 100 kg Capacity 8 kg dry laundry Voltage...
  • Page 72: Data Sheet Household Washing Machines

    Technical data Data sheet household washing machines In acc. with delegated regulation (EU) No. 1061/2010 MIELE Model name/identifier WDD 320 SpeedCare 1400 8,0 kg Rated capacity Energy efficiency class A+++ (most efficient) to D (least efficient) A+++ 156 kWh/year Annual energy consumption (AE Energy consumption of the standard “60°C cotton programme”...
  • Page 73 Technical data Based on 220 standard washing cycles for cotton programmes at 60 °C and 40 °C at full and partial load, and the consumption of the low-power modes. Actual energy consumption will depend on how the appliance is used. Based on 220 standard washing cycles for cotton programmes at 60 °C and 40 °C at full and partial load.
  • Page 74: Programmable Functions

    Programmable functions Choosing and selecting a pro- The programmable functions are used grammable function to alter the machine's electronics to suit changing requirements. Program- The number of the programmable mable functions can be altered at any function will appear in the time display time.
  • Page 75: Editing And Saving The Programmable Function

    Programmable functions Editing and saving the pro- Exit programming level grammable function  Turn the programme selector to . You can either switch a programmable The option you have selected is now function on or off or select different op- stored in memory.
  • Page 76: Lock Code

    Programmable functions  Lock code  Control panel switch-off status The lock code prevents the washing machine being used without your To save energy the time display and knowledge. sensors will go out after 10 minutes, and only the Start/Stop sensor will When the code has been activated, you flash slowly.
  • Page 77: Memory

    Programmable functions  Memory  Soak duration The washing machine will save the You can set a duration for the soak last settings (temperature, spin speed process of between 30 minutes and and some of the extras) selected for a two hours. programme after the programme has You can select the duration in 30 minute started.
  • Page 78: Reduce Temperature

    The boiling point for water is lower at There are three different water levels high altitudes. In order to avoid water which can be selected by activating boiling, Miele recommend activating the Water plus extra. the reduce temperature setting at alti- Options tudes of more than 2000 m above sea...
  • Page 79: Suds Cooling

    Programmable functions  Suds cooling  Anti-crease When this is activated, additional wa- The anti-crease function helps prevent ter flows into the drum at the end of creasing if laundry is not going to be the main wash to cool the suds down. removed immediately after the end of Hot suds can damage plastic drainage the programme.
  • Page 80: Optional Accessories

    Specialist detergents are available as this washing machine. All the products capsules  in convenient single dose have been designed for Miele washing amounts or in a handy bottle. machines. Outerwear These and many other useful products can be ordered via the internet at –...
  • Page 81: Fabric Care

    Optional accessories WoolCare Additive – Liquid detergent for woollens and Booster delicates – For removing stains – Includes a special wheat protein con- – For white and coloured laundry ditioning formula – Available as capsules  in conveni- – Helps prevent felting ent single dose amounts –...
  • Page 83 Tel: +65 6735 1191 Fax. +971 4 3418 852 Fax: 011-46 900 001 Fax: +65 6735 1161 800-MIELE (64353) E-mail: E-Mail: E-Mail: Internet: Internet: Website: Manufacturer: Miele & Cie. KG, Carl-Miele-Straße 29, 33332 Gütersloh, Germany...
  • Page 84 WDD 320 SpeedCare en-GB M.-Nr. 11 033 870 / 00...